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Ghana Gas signs agreement with Tullow

Tullow Oil PlcThe Ghana National Gas Company (Ghana Gas) has signed a Construction, Pre-Commissioning and Tie-In Agreement (CTIA) with Tullow Ghana Limited (TGL).

The agreement is to allow TGL and Ghana Gas to construct, pre-commission, and tie-in Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel and the Ghana Gas Deep Water Pipeline.

A statement issued by Ghana Gas Public Relations, Community Affairs Unit, and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on Thursday detailed the Scope of Work required to connect the Jubilee Facilities and Ghana Gas Facilities, in order to transport raw gas from the FPSO to the Atuabo Gas Processing Plant.

The statement quoted the Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Gas, Dr George Sipa-Adjah Yankey, as saying: “Our agreement today underpins Ghana Gas’ commitment to adhere to industry standards, required for the completion of the Western Corridor Gas Infrastructure Project.

“This strategic alliance with the Jubilee Partners, represented here by TGL, will allow us to facilitate the networking of our systems, to ensure that Ghana Gas meets its goal of attaining First Gas within the coming months.”

The General Manager of TGL said: “the Jubilee Partners look forward to the timely completion of the remaining works on the infrastructure project to allow for the flow of associated gas from the Jubilee field to Ghana Gas’ processing plant.”

Ghana Gas, a limited liability company duly incorporated under the Companies’ Code of Ghana 1963, was established in July 2011 by the Government of Ghana. It is a 100 percent owned commercial enterprise of the Government.

It has the mandate to build, own and operate infrastructure required for gathering, processing, transporting, marketing and wholesale of natural gas resources in Ghana.

As the main aggregator for the nation’s emerging gas industry, Ghana Gas is focused on assuring security of gas supply and competitive pricing for the domestic market, comprising power generators, industrial and mineral processing, as well as the petrochemical industry, including feedstock for fertilizer production.

Source: GNA

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